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Fenugreek vs Nutmeg - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Nutmeg
Nutmeg contains less Sodium (difference - 51mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek contains less Sugars (difference - 2.99g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 24.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is lower in glycemic index (difference - 65)
Which food is cheaper?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is cheaper (difference - $4.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fenugreek
Fenugreek is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fenugreek Nutmeg
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fenugreek Nutmeg
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
22
Fenugreek
12
Nutmeg
Mineral Summary Score
142
Fenugreek
67
Nutmeg

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Nutmeg
Contains more Iron +1003%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%
Equal in Calcium - 184
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Equal in Copper - 1.027
Contains more Iron +1003%
Contains more Phosphorus +39%
Contains more Potassium +120%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -76.1%
Equal in Calcium - 184
Equal in Magnesium - 183
Equal in Copper - 1.027

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Nutmeg
Contains more Vitamin B2 +542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +70%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.346
Contains more Vitamin B2 +542.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +275%
Contains more Vitamin A +70%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.346

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
138%
Fenugreek
35%
Nutmeg
Carbohydrates
58%
Fenugreek
49%
Nutmeg
Fats
30%
Fenugreek
168%
Nutmeg

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fenugreek Nutmeg Opinion
Protein 23 5.84 Fenugreek
Fats 6.41 36.31 Nutmeg
Carbs 58.35 49.29 Fenugreek
Calories 323 525 Nutmeg
Starch
Sugars 2.99 Nutmeg
Fiber 24.6 20.8 Fenugreek
Calcium 176 184 Nutmeg
Iron 33.53 3.04 Fenugreek
Magnesium 191 183 Fenugreek
Phosphorus 296 213 Fenugreek
Potassium 770 350 Fenugreek
Sodium 67 16 Nutmeg
Zinc 2.5 2.15 Fenugreek
Copper 1.11 1.027 Fenugreek
Vitamin A 60 102 Nutmeg
Vitamin E 0 Nutmeg
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin C 3 3
Vitamin B1 0.322 0.346 Nutmeg
Vitamin B2 0.366 0.057 Fenugreek
Vitamin B3 1.64 1.299 Fenugreek
Vitamin B5
Vitamin B6 0.6 0.16 Fenugreek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Nutmeg
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Tryptophan 0.391 Fenugreek
Threonine 0.898 Fenugreek
Isoleucine 1.241 Fenugreek
Leucine 1.757 Fenugreek
Lysine 1.684 Fenugreek
Methionine 0.338 Fenugreek
Phenylalanine 1.089 Fenugreek
Valine 1.102 Fenugreek
Histidine 0.668 Fenugreek
Cholesterol 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Nutmeg
Saturated Fat 1.46 25.94 Fenugreek
Monounsaturated Fat 3.22 Nutmeg
Polyunsaturated fat 0.35 Nutmeg
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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